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Boy, 9, rushed to hospital with serious injuries after hit-and-run in Rotherham


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A nine-year-old boy is in hospital with serious injuries after he was hit by a car when out riding his bike in Rotherham.

South Yorkshire Police were called just before 6pm yesterday, Saturday September 18, to Wesley Avenue in Aston after reports of a crash.

It was reported that a nine-year-old boy was riding his bike when he was hit by a car.

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Officers believe it was a black or dark-coloured Seat Leon which then left the scene following the crash.

The boy was rushed to hospital after suffering serious injuries, he remains in a stable condition.

South Yorkshire Police say that enquiries are ongoing and they have released an image of a car that they are hoping to identify in connection with the crash.

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Police now want to track down the driver of the car. It is believed that the driver ‘may hold information that could help them with their enquiries’.

If you have any information that might help officers, call 101 and quote incident 783 of 18 September 2021, or report on the website using the online reporting portal.

Alternatively information can be given anonymously via Crimestoppers.

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Written by: Rother Radio News

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